Target is now looking to eliminate the gestation stall housing system from its supply chain by 2022. Target is the nation’s second-largest discount retailer and fourth-largest food retailer. Target stated that it recognizes this task will involve a large undertaking from pork product vendors. The Humane Society of the United States praised Target for wielding its immense purchasing power to make a huge improvement in animal welfare by eliminating pig gestation crates from its pork supply chain. Thirty-six food-related companies have now made a commitment to eliminate gestation sow stalls from their supply chains.
Source: NAFB News Service